Five reasons you need electrician apps to run your business
Five reasons you need electrician apps to run your business

If you own an electrical contracting business, using an application that streamlines your workflows is a great way to get maximum results in less time. Your team doesn't need to be stuck in a rut of daily repetitive tasks when electrician software with several benefits can help you focus better on the things that matter more.

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Architecture a viable, meaningful career choice - SACAP
Architecture a viable, meaningful career choice - SACAP

As part of its focus on Youth Month, the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) is participating in career expos to promote architecture as a viable and meaningful career choice for high school learners. In so doing, it aims to raise awareness about the architectural profession.

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South African steel production drops 3.5% in May
South African steel production drops 3.5% in May

SA's steel production fell by 3.5% year-on-year in May to 561,000 tonnes, according to the World Steel Association.

By Dominic Preuss 18 hours ago

Last call for Retail, Design and Development Awards entries
Last call for Retail, Design and Development Awards entries

There is still time to enter the Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA), hosted by the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC). Entries for work completed between November 2015 and May 2017 must be in before 28 June 2017.

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Crystal Lagoons sets eyes on Kenya for further expansion in SSA

Crystal Lagoons, formed by scientist and property developer Fernando Fischmann and specialising in creating lagoons in conjunction with waterfront-style residential complexes, has signed its first deal in Africa - a 1.5 hectare lagoon in the new Blyde Riverwalk development in Pretoria, South Africa. The deal is the first of several projects that Crystal Lagoons hopes to develop in the continent.

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Why the world needs to get smarter about water consumption

In 1900, just 15% of the world's population lived in cities. Now that proportion is over 50%, which is a lot of people. In fact, it means around 4 billion human beings rely on urban infrastructure to keep them warm, mobile and clean.

By Dragan Savic 1 day ago

#TEDTalk: Is it time for us to use less glass in our cities?
#TEDTalk: Is it time for us to use less glass in our cities?

In this TED Talk, architecture critic Justin Davidson laments the overwhelming use of glass that now dominates the world's cities.

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Stalled PPAs are hurting investors and govt's growth objectives
Stalled PPAs are hurting investors and govt's growth objectives

The Department of Energy (DoE) and Eskom again did not provide any clarity to investors in the renewable energy sector as to when the power utility will sign power purchase agreements with independent power producers.

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Sun Silicates takes lead in chemical engineering sector
Sun Silicates takes lead in chemical engineering sector

Situated in Germiston, Sun Silicates is currently the only company in South Africa that supplies both vermiculite and perlite-based insulating media used in the construction industry. With a history of over 12 years in the metallurgical and chemical industry, the company has undergone major expansion over the last four years, recently achieving ISO 2001:2015 certification.

By Sindy Peters 2 days ago

Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future
Planned communities are SA's smart cities of the future

A number of planned communities being built with connectivity at their core - and not Johannesburg and Cape Town - are leading the local race toward being truly integrated smart cities that are using technology to enhance livability, workability and sustainability.

By Jacques du Toit 2 days ago

Three new bridges to link to Sandton Central
Three new bridges to link to Sandton Central

In order to improve access into, out of and around Sandton Central, three new bridges are to be built.

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#YouthMonth: Architecture is an extension of the natural environment
#YouthMonth: Architecture is an extension of the natural environment

After being named a regional winner in the 30th Corobrik Architectural Awards, Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal went on to scoop the top prize in the national competition. His winning thesis, titled Design for [bio] diversity, explores the role of architecture in ecological conservation, proposing an environmental awareness and water research facility within the Springfield industrial park/ uMgeni River catchment area in Durban.

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

Accelerate takes development hit
Accelerate takes development hit

Accelerate Property Fund's share price plunged 7.69% to R6 on Wednesday, 14 June, after the group said its income growth was expected to be flat for two years, owing to costs related to its multibillion-rand Fourways shopping centre expansion.

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago